Research and analysis

QR code use in energy sector: midata programme study

Feasibility of increasing and improving consumer engagement with the energy market through the use of QR codes.

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Assesses the commercial and technical feasibility of increasing and improving consumer engagement with the energy market, through the use of quick response (QR) codes on bills. QR codes are machine-readable codes used for storing website addresses or other information. They are read using the camera on a smartphone.

The QR codes working group, facilitated by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS), produced the report as part of the midata programme.

Published 31 January 2014